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    • Apes have culture but may not know that they do 

      Gruber, Thibaud; Zuberbuehler, Klaus; Clement, Fabrice; van Schaik, Carel (2015-02-06) - Journal article
      There is good evidence that some ape behaviors can be transmitted socially and that this can lead to group-specific traditions. However, many consider animal traditions, including those in great apes, to be fundamentally ...
    • Chimpanzee lip-smacking facilitates cooperative behaviour 

      Fedurek, Pawel; Slocombe, Katie; Hartel, Jessica A.; Zuberbuehler, Klaus (2015-08-21) - Journal article
      Signalling plays an important role in facilitating and maintaining affiliative or cooperative interactions in social animals. Social grooming in primates is an example of an interaction that requires coordination between ...
    • Great apes' risk-taking strategies in a decision making task 

      Haun, Daniel B. M.; Nawroth, Christian; Call, Josep (2011-12-21) - Journal article
      We investigate decision-making behaviour in all four non-human great ape species. Apes chose between a safe and a risky option across trials of varying expected values. All species chose the safe option more often with ...
    • Untrained  chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) fail to imitate novel actions 

      Tennie, Claudio; Call, Josep; Tomasello, Michael (2012-08-08) - Journal article
      Background: Social learning research in apes has focused on social learning in the technical (problem solving) domain - an approach that confounds action and physical information. Successful subjects in such studies may ...